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By Hyun-Jin Cho

Jonathan Edwards (1703–1758) used to be a preacher, theologian, and missionary to the local americans. This booklet bargains with Jonathan Edwards’ doctrine of justification and its continuity with Reformed culture. In his Reformed Theology, Edwards translates the doctrine with scholastic in addition to forensic phrases resembling “disposition,” “habit,” and “fitness.” as a result of his use of those options, a few students suspect that he had a quasi-Roman Catholic view of salvation. in response to them, Edwards’ use of the phrases exhibits the intrinsic maintenance or inherent righteousness of a saint. opposite to this suspicion, Jonathan Edwards on Justification demonstrates that Edwards stands firmly at the Reformed culture within the doctrine of justification. during this ebook, Hyun-Jin Cho provides a old examine at the theological connection among Edwards and his Reformed forebears. according to Edwards’ dispositional ontology, the concept that of “dispositional transformation” with the Holy Spirit turns into a major theoretical origin of his doctrine of justification. Cho discusses Edwards’ makes an attempt to give an explanation for his doctrine of justification by way of disposition and its results.

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